Picnics in the Cape Winelands

At first, we thought that heading to the highly recommended wine region near Cape Town would not be very interesting for the kids. In the end, we thought what the hell we’ll go anyway, we need to factor in some adult time on our month-long trip to South Africa! We flew into Cape Town from […]

Sun and A City

After a 12 hour flight and another couple of hours driving from Johannesburg  Airport, we didn’t really feel like doing much when we arrived at Sun City, which was our first stop on our month-long tour of South Africa. However, with only a short stay here and having paid a premium on accommodation compared to all other locations, we […]

Hitting the Tracks at Wharncliffe Mill

When one of our friends first suggested camping at Margaret River during winter we were not convinced. Heading south of Perth at that time of year was guaranteed to be very cold. As there were many other families deciding to go we reluctantly joined in the hope of a fun weekend. Having a bunch of friends to share […]

Fonty’s Pool is Cool

As usual we went looking for accommodation for our summer holiday camping trip a little late. We had been planning to stay at Fonty’s pool campground ever since we passed by on our around Australia trip in 2006 (it was full then). The only time available this year was just before Christmas, which was not when we wanted […]

Step Back in Time at Murchison House Station

Murchison House Station is an old cattle station sprawling out from the seaside town of Kalbarri, 6 hours north of Perth. While on a holiday in Kalbarri, we were only dragged out there as friends were camping at the property. The station offered a self-guided tour of the property and old buildings, which turned out to […]